Howitt to Fison August 1880

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Date August 1880
Letter From Howitt, Alfred William
Letter To Fison, Reverend Lorimer
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution St Mark's National Theological Centre
Collection Name Alan Tippett/Lorimer Fison Collection
Registration Number tip70-10-34-13
Medium Letter
Summary Discussion of Howitt and Fison's book, geological work, ethnological work, working with Aboriginal informants, printing of circulars on a lithogram machine, marriage by elopement and kinship relations, various correspondents including Gason and attempting to gain government support for their work, including mailing of circulars.
Physical Description Handwritten in black ink, signed and dated. Some small tears, foxing and evidence of creasing from folding of pages. Writing alternates between vertical and horizontal across pages.